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Marquise Ring

Navette-shaped ring with blue enamel and a gem-set, stylized flower. The blossom is set with a table-cut emerald (or glass) set in silver. It's flanked by silver leaves. The border of the ring has engraved decoration and the shank is plain.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Alice L. Boardman, The William D. Boardman Collection

European, late 18th century

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Medium or Technique

Silver gilt, emerald (or glass) and enamel




Jewelry / Adornment, Rings